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america's global leadership. death you have heard president obama say it is time for nation building at home. that is the -- guest: you have heard present a, say it is time for nation building at home. -- president obama say it is time for nation building at home. you can tell he is conflicted about the decision. he announced a deadline for withdrawing the troops as he announced the surge. he said the kind of nation building he is most interested in is our own. you see that he thinks we are in a period where we need to restoration and a lot of restraint because we have been overextended. we need to rebuild our economic vitality. if you look at all of his decisions -- whether it is ending the war in iraq, setting a deadline for troops out of afghanistan by 2014, medicines in getting dragged into future conflicts -- reticence in getting about in future conflicts -- these are organized around the idea that it is time for america to restore because it is overextended. host: from the new york times, the u.s. is weighing cure troops in 2014. the united states is considering keeping troops
. republicans say reducing spending is the only way to cut into the nation's bloated deficit. president obama in the meantime says he will not compromise over his calls to congress to raise the debt ceiling without negotiations. senior affairs, white house correspondent starts with this. the president has warned congress several times not to tie the debt ceiling talks to spending cuts. is he persuading any republicans? >> doesn't look like it, shannon, because they are shaping up for another fight in a matter of weeks. technically the government ran out of money the end of the year. secretary treasure geithner said he can buy us a couple months with creative accounting moves. the president said even though he signed the legislation, its up to congress to find a way to pay for the bills it incurred. >> congress refuses to give the runs the ability to pay its bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy could be catastrophic. the last time congress threatened this course of our entire economy suffered for it. our families and our businesses cannot afford that dangerous game aga
: fox news alert on one of the top national security jobs in the administration, fox news is learning that president obama will nominate former republican senator chuck hagel to be the next secretary of defense. the announcement expected tomorrow. that setting up a contentious hearing in the u.s. senate. under scrutiny for both sides of the aisle with his positions on israel and iran. more in the developing newscast. >> gregg: hello. i'm gregg jarrett. glad you are with us, welcome to a brand-new hour. >> jamie: i'm surprised. i'm jamie colby. great to have you here, too. topping the news this hour, brand-new battle on congressional leaders take to the airwaves with different ideas thousand solve the massive debt crisis. our political panel has fair and balanced debate ahead. >> gregg: caught on tape, a massive brawl involving 200 teenagers and rather unfortunate shoppers and salespeople caught in the middle. >> jamie: plus disgraced cyclist lance armstrong our legal panel weighs if the new reports are true that a public apology from armstrong are coming. >> gregg: new backlash on gun
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obama facing another fiscal fight. putting pressure on congress to raise the nation's debt limit. the gop says they'll only consider it if spending cuts are part of the deal. what political capital does the president have left for his next battle and those that lie ahead? schirra is a staff writer, thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> raising the debt ceiling is non-negotiable. how is that going to go over with republicans? >> this is very much the first opening for ray on both sides. the president is non-negotiable, he wants to raise the debt ceiling. you have conservatives in congress saying we're not afraid to let the government shut down. they're starting on the opposite sides of the court and they'll move towards the center, if there's a deal. >> the president says he's willing to talk about more spending cuts as we discussed. not only the debt ceiling but also the sequestration, which is still on the table. that was pushed two months down the road and has to be dealt with but the president says he's not going to talk about that without discussions on more reven
evening, everyone. the imperious obama presidency flat out refusing to negotiate with republicans on the national debt ceiing. the republicans led by speaker boehner are determined to take up debt and spending once again. this time he says the american people are on his side. the speaker today in the republican caucus meeting behind closed oors. bigger banner making it clear that the president's refusal to negotiate will not deter him or his party and the speaker said that the president said that he isn't going to have a debate with us over the debt ceiling. he also says that he's not going to cut spending along with a debt limit hike. fiscal cliff behind us on the focus turns to spending. speaker ehr cited a new poll, showing 72% of americans agree with him. but any increase in the de limit must be accompanied by an equal amnt in spending cuts. senator john cornyn saying that if the president intends the president intends to carry through with his no negotiation threat, but a government shutdown may be the only way to find resolution. the new senate majority leader is saying that
. and as we have been not only responding, reacting to this national tragedy that i think president obama has adequately described as broken all of our hearts, and in every funeral that has taken place, for those 20 innocent children and six innocent adults in the school districts, and school administrators, we obviously have shared in that very tragic event, all of us. it has touched everybody across this country. san francisco is no different. and i have shared that emotional experience with the supervisor and everybody here, in our law enforcement, and in our health department as well. the question for us, then, is what do we do about it? and not only can we share in this tragedy and signal our sympathies to the families as we've done, but we've got to do something more. and this is where i want to make sure i recognize all of the people that are in that effort of doing something about it, including the officials in san francisco. and some have been at this longer than others to try to do something about it, have reached limitations. yet again, i think this tragedy at sandy hook reminds us
. >> then, remember what president obama promised that obamacare wouldn't drive up costs? why are the nation's top insurers doubling their rates? ♪ ♪ let's give thanks - for an idea. a grand idea called america. the idea that if you work hard, if you have a dream, if you work with your neighbors... you can do most anything. this led to other ideas like lerty and rock 'n' roll. to free markets, free enterprise, and free refills. it put a man on the moon and a phone in your pocket. our country's gone through a lot over the centuries and a half. but this idea isn't fragile. when times get tough, it rallies us as one. every day, more people believe in the american idea and when they do, the dream comes true. we're grateful to be a part of it. >> good morning, everyone, sunday, january 6th. i'm alisyn camerota. . white house's plan for gun control, it's much broader than reinstating the assault rifle ban. we'll dive into the details. >> tucker: as taxes go up and food prices spike, and they are, here comes obamacare, latest slap in the the face as some insurer double their rates. tell you wh
. it was a great debate. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> discussion about the influence of the media. after that, weekly addresses by president obama in rep. camp. tomorrow on washington journal, a discussion on the agenda for the new congress with a republican strategist john feehary and jim manley. and and look at the salaries of current members of congress. national journal senior correspondent james kicked field talks about president obama's foreign-policy agenda. live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c- span. >> the big discussion i remember was what is richard nixon going to do? >> this is like a time bomb. this thing get out and gets to the press, it is a disaster for all of us. quick johnny came to me -- >> jenny came to me and said the president's council has bought me a list of 50 names of people. the was a very unpleasant thing to have happened to you. >> it was shortly after the farewell speech. the chief of staff called me. he said we forgot one thing -- a resignation letter. i said that is very i
, and it is funny. national captioning institute] >> during his weekly radio address president obama talked about the fiscal cliff agreement reached by congress. and what needs to be done to address the deficit. house ways and means committee chairman dave camp delivered the republican address. >> hi, everybody. over the past year as i traveled across the country campaigning for this office i told you that if i was fortunate enough to be reelected i would work to change the tax code that too often benefited the wealthy at the expense of the middle class. for the first time in two decades we raised taxes in a bipartisan way. while preventing a middle class tax hike that could have thrown our economy back into a recession. under this law, more than 98% of americans and 97% of small businesses will not see their income taxes go up one dime. we also made sure that millions of families will continue to receive tax credits to help raise their children and send them to college. companies will continue to receive tax credit force the research they do, the investments that they make, tand clean energy job
remember when the national debt was $14.6 trillion last august and now it's over $16 trillion. >> ron, final word. >> the republican administration that proceeded the obama administration is responsible for most of our debt. >> absolutely they are. >> indeed. we helped get rid of a lot of that -- >> common ground. >> you don't hold people who are suffering hostage. not the right way to go. >> thank you, we appreciate you both. up next, michele bachmann trying to do something that failed the previous 33 times attempted. that's next in "the side show." if you want to follow me on twitter, you just need to figure out how to spell smerkonish. chatted, chewed, ...yellowed. and over all those years, your teeth...have yellowed. fact is, if you're not whitening, you're yellowing. crest 3d white whitestrips remove over ten years of stains by going below the enamel surface. and, they whiten 25 times better than a leading whitening toothpaste. crest whitestrips. life opens up when you do. hi victor! mom? i know you got to go in a minute but this is a real quick meal, that's perfect for two! camp
and president obama resolve to be honest about the crisis our nation faces with a coming wave of entitlement obligations. making these programs solvents, which every economist will tell you is unsustainable. this must be done in 2013. without the legislation before us, millions of americans would see their tax rate go up. that would provide a systemic shock to our already weak economy. this plan that we are about to vote on walks and a reduced tax rate for middle-class families that otherwise would have seen $3,000 from go higher taxes on average. it firmly hold down the death tax which impacts so many small businesses. it permanently protect the middle class from the alternative minimum tax. away with a new entitlement program. semipermanent a 15th term-- 15% dividend rate and a 20% rate for those above. that would be very injurious for our economic growth of we allow that to happen. tax relief has been achieved. now is the time for the president to work with congress to address government overspending, the underlying problem. i yield back the balance of my time. >> are you ready to close a
of medicare or national health insurance. republicans had been surprisingly successful at getting health care. obama broke a string. first successful democrat getting a big major health care program through some since 1965. just one other story that's very important. when harry truman proposes national health insurance, the reader in the senate, the senate minority leader, the republican leader in the senate, bob taft wasn't a warm individual but he gets out and he calls this the most socialistic bill ever before this body and he actually walked out of the hearing with the battle the message has been cast in stone. every suggestion by a democrat for expanding health care views socialism treat people will remember how big a fight in the obamacare debate was remarkable coming and we tell the story clearly in the book. every single time in this socialism, it is the end of america as we know it. it is a huge rhetorical battle and it is always one-sided. the republicans, the opponents would say this is socialism. this is bureaucracy run amok. this is death panels. death panels stand in a very long
. and the president the presidential library, the possible fight in washington who will be the nation's next secretary of defense. telling that president obama will nominate former senator chuck hagel tomorrow and planning to ask tough questions in the upcoming confirmation hearing with some others dead set against him and some lawmakers uneasy about his hagel's positions aon foreign policy and national security. >> the questions we'll be asking if he's the nominee, do his views make sense for that particular job? i i think he ought to be given a fair hearing like any other nominee, and he will be. >> i'm very inclined not to support him based on his
, and a lot has gone on since then. so i'm looking at the state of u.s. national security post-the second half of the bush administration and particularly the obama years and actually whether we're getting any stronger or whether we're in a more precarious position now than we've been before. >> host: mary in corpus christi, texas, you're on booktv with david roth cob of -- rothkopf. >> caller: mr. rothkopf, i find this conversation very interesting. i was wondering if you could comment on the reckoning that is to come a little bit? >> guest: well, i think one dimension of the reckoning that lies ahead is, in fact, the competition between capitalism. right now in the united states we have, you know, coming out of a period where we've been the ascending power, we've been the ones who have sort of set the standards for how markets and governments should work together. but clearly asian economies are driving and growing faster, and their version of capitalism -- which has a much bigger role for government, which has government playing a more of a strong-handed role in sort of picking winners and
more about how the obama administration plans to curb the nation's gun violence. vice president joe biden is spearheading the group. it is considering proposals such as requiring universal background checks for gun buyers. tracking the movement and sale of weapons through a national database. strengthening mental health policies and increasing penalties for those giving firearms to children or carriage weapons near schools. once the proposals are set, biden will lead an aggressive public relations campaign to drum up support. a san francisco music venue is hosting a benefit for the sandy hook parent/teacher association. sandy hook students just recently went back to school in a new building and the p.t.a. wants to decorate it with paper snow flakes. bottom of the hill on 17th street in san francisco is holding a snow flake-making party and will send them all to connecticut. it will last from noon until 4 today. >>> people in oakland passionate about stopping gun violence took their message to the streets in a peace rally. >> what do we want? >> peace! >> when do we want it? >> now!
made about a gay former diplomate. >>> another battle looming on the nation's best. >> that sounds like deja vu all over again. president obama says raising the debt ceiling needs to be done in order to avoid a government default and he wants congress to solve that problem. but he says he's not going to be pulled into a debate about it this year. republicans, however, may want to fight. they may tie the debt ceiling to spending cuts if they haven't -- that they haven't gotten so far. they see it as an opening and going to happen at the end of february when the debt limit comes up along with mandatory reductions in spending. >>> the fiscal cliff tug-of-war ends with pork, a lot of it. >>> plus big brother on the bus? how many muni plans to keep a close eye on its riders in the coming year. >>> a new push to stop mass shootings and the stockpiling of ammo. our conversation with congresswoman nancy skinner coming up next. [ male announcer ] the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ the trucks are going farther. the 2013 ram 1500 with best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven an
in afghanistan at the time of his resignation. the article caught him criticizing president obama and vice president biden. the magazine stands by its reporting. >>> now to syria where president assad addressed his nation in a rare speech just moments ago since the embattled president's last address in june, tens of thousands of syrians have been killed and even more have fled their homeland. more than 60,000 people have been killed across the country and the new year looks to be ushering in the same bloodshed and violence. mohammed jamjoon is watching things from beirut. if you can, break down what he had to say. >> good morning, randi. what we heard was a defiant reporting a lot of the same rhetoric that we heard from him when he's given speeches. rarely he has given them the last couple years but when he's given them or given interviews he disputed the notion that there was even a revolution going on in syria. he talked about how there was no fight in syria between the opposition and government forces, rather, it was between syria and its enemies. here's more of what he had to say speci
campaign comes to an end. barack obama wins a second term, defeating his republican rival, mitt romney. mother nature shows no mercy. hurricane isaac hits louisiana on the seventh anniversary of katrina, delaying the republican national convention in florida. superstorm sandy, the biggest atlantic storm in history, blasts her way across the northeast, killing over 100, leaving millions without power, and causing billions of dollars in damage. gun control becomes a hot-button issue after several mass shootings. july 20th, a barrage of bullets inside an aurora, colorado, movie theater kills 12. august 5th, six people die in an attack on a wisconsin sikh temple. december 14th, a massacre in a connecticut elementary school leaves 20 children and six adults dead. many notable figures passing away, including television icon dick clark, singing legend whitney houston, and female space pioneer sally ride. and that's a look at some of the biggest headlines of 2012. for "teen kids news," i'm anna kooiman, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> nowadays, girls have all kinds of goals, from astro
on hand, installed on the national mall to handle all the extra cell phone usage. four years ago during president obama's first inauguration, the wireless system experienced an overload, so officials want to prevent the same thing from happening again. >> speaking of cell phones, there's now a way for parents to make sure their kids are safe on social media sites, especially on facebook. >> many parents, as they know, monitoring what your kids are doing online is not always easy. software developers found a way to alert you when trouble may be lurking. reporter shawn rob has the story. >> i talk to my friends. >> reporter: 11-year-old julia harvey, younger than the age requirements for facebook, has been facebooking for about a year now, a page her mom is well aware of. >> i could play games on t. >> reporter: julia's playing on facebook, serious for mom. >> i monitor every single person that comes in contact with her and sometimes she gets friend requests from suspicious profiles. i don't know if they are legitimate or not. that's my biggest concern, keeping her protected and making su
the worst. president obama will head back to washington from hawaii late tonight. he's expected to be greeted over confrontations with the debt ceiling. the debt ceiling is the legal limit on the nation's borrowing. in his weekly address, the president says he's taking a hard line on the issue. >> one ning i will not compromise over is whether or not congress should pay the tab for a bill they have already racked up. if congress refuses to kbif the united states its ability to pay its bill on top, the consequences could be catastrophic. last time congress threatened this course of action, our economy suffered for it. our families and our businesses can not afford that dangerous game again. >> on the first day of the new congress, lawmakers introduced nearly a dozen bills related to gun violence. they come in the wake of the connecticut school shooting and promises from president obama to take concrete action to avoid another tragedy. >> reporter: as students at sandy hook elementary return to class, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, nearly killed in a mass shooting two ye
'm doug mcelway in for shannon bream. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts root now. lawmakers already rolling up their sleeves for the next round of fiscal fights. two weeks before he begins his second term president obama may be unvealing his new strategy for dealing with congress. molly henneberg with details now. >> president obama is drawing public lines in the sand over fiscal fights to come, likely trying to win over american support with more public campaign style tactics. for example, looming ahead is the battle over the debt ceiling. essentially the nation's credit card limit to pay for all of the government spending. we hit that $16.4 trillion limit last week and the president here you see him arriving back in washington from his vacation in hawaii, is telling congress to raise the debt ceiling without a fight. >> while i will neglect shale over many things, i will not have another are debate with this congress over are whether or not they should pay the bills that they have already racked up through the laws that they passed. >> that is already s
negotiations. president obama's weekly although address repeated that he will not negotiate raising the debt limit to raise bills congress has already racked up. you may recall last year that resulted in the nation's credit rating taking a dive. and the congressional debate over taxes versus spending is anything but over. >>> we are talking about looking at the tax code, putting everything on the table from the standpoint of closing loopholes. and we know that we can do that. special subsidies for big oil, for example, $38 billion right there. >> and meanwhile republican leaders coming off the fiscal cliff agreement feel the issue of taxation is now resolved and it's time to focus on reducing the federal deficit by spending less. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell made that clear this morning when he appeared on abc's "this week" with george stephanopoulos. >> the tax issue is finished, over, completed. that's behind us. now the question is what are we going to do about the biggest problem confronting our country and our future? and that's our spending addiction. it's time to confront it
, steubenville,ville. >>> more tonight on nbc unitedly news. >>> president obama is headed back to washington after wrapping up his vacation in hawaii. there is a new congress waiting for him in the capital. the nation's capital. will they have the same old problems? david gregory is moderator of "meet the press". good morning. >> good morning, carrick qaa. >> the first fight is a familiar one, the debt ceiling. when you look at this new congress, what will we see when it plays out? also a familiar scenario? >> well, i think there's so much division within the republican party. when you look at reaction to this fiscal cliff bill, a temporary measure and you see how it has torn the republican party apart, it begs the question what is going to change when it comes to the debt ceiling. the president state aid red line say he will not negotiate the debt ceiling. in 2011 they finally got a deal. america's credit rating was downgraded with them playing chicken one side on the other. he will be locked in with republicans over spending. now that they have given on the tax part of this there are so ma
. this is a picture of president obama yesterday putting a signature on that bill which provides funding for the national flood insurance program. the house will be taking up a larger relief bill in the amount of about $51 billion. we are back with the big three. my panel today, doug, you are up first. what is your must read? >> i am recommending the analysis on the growing divide within the republican party between those from the south and the rest of the country. you saw it in a really lop sided vote in the house in the fiscal cliff deal where southern republicans opposed it and it was a coalition of other republicans. his question is, is that the future of the party. >> we were just talking about that. christina, your turn. >> "wall street journal" scoop last night that the administration is actually considering even lower than expected troop levels in afghanistan and a lot of other news outlets matched that reporting today. that is fascinating as you have this fight ahead on chuck hagel as secretary of defense because obviously one of the critiques of him from conservatives that don'
for president obama to back them up. without him getting this there and fighting and he had that opportunity but even though national security legislation is usually a one-way ratchet, the last administration overreached so far that he could have said, this is different. we have to go back. but the democrats aren't sticking their necks out on the if the president is a the this. >> and part of the fiscal cliff is, let's not do it to steps. >> the domestic side, let's cut it and let's not cut the defense despite the fact that if we had across the board cuts it would have taken the defense budget back to the level it was at 2006. >> people don't get just how much defense has grown in the last 10 or 12 years. and one of the questions that i have and could we throw the polling up, the support for keeping gitmo open and endorse the use of drones. 79% of democrats and 91% of republicans. >> 79% of democrats. and my question is here is. and i'm curious to hear your thoughts on this, the cause and effect. which is to say -- do people informing their public opinion talk their queues from their partisa
to another issue. there are reports this week that president obama may nominate your former colleague chuck hagel for defense secretary as early as tomorrow. when senator hagel left the senate in 2008, you praised his clear voice and stature on foreign policy and national security. do you stand by that praise? >> well, whoever is nominated for secretary of defense is going to have to have a full understanding of our close relationship with our israeli allies, the iranian threat and the importance of having a robust military. so whoever that is i think will be given a thorough vetting, and if senator hagel is nominated, he'll be subjected to the same kind of review of his credentials as anyone else. >> several of your colleagues have come out against his appointment saying he's not sufficiently supportive of israel or tough enough on iran among other issues. do you share their concerns? >> well, i'm going to take a look at all the things that chuck has said over the years and review that and in terms of his qualifications to lead our nation's military. >> but do you still believe he has the
at the national press club, authors tonight, and joining us now is author arun written a book called "first cameraman". what's the association with the obama campaign or the obama administration? >> well, in 2008, on the obama campaign, i was the first videographer, something i carry ied into the first two years in the white house. the last cycle, i did not work on the campaign formally or at the white house. i worked in the new and strange murky world of super packs and pacs and independent expenditures. >> talk about the campaign in 2008. how were you hooked up with the president? >> well, you know, there was an ad on craig's list -- no, that's not the case. there was a place of right place, right time. a friend of mine was working at cnn as a documentary producer. that's a more normal path into politics, as much as i was interested, i was a fiction filmmaker, not first on anyone's list. she knew i was passionate about politics and wanted to get involved, brought me in, and then i hit it off with the senator and traveled, you know, inside the bubble. >> how long did you do anything? was i
for the entire hour. >> afghanistan's president car design will visit washington next week as president obama considers options on ending the longest war sources telling fox news the top u.s. commander is reportedly laid out three different plans for the pentagon. national security correspondent has the details on that. >> fox has learned that the white house is not considering any option that would leave more than 10,000 american troops in afghanistan beyond 2014. according to a senior administration official, despite reports the white house was going to leave a larger footprint. the top united states commander in afghanistan, general allen, provided three options to the pentagon for a post 2014 force, and nothing went north of 10,000 troops. >> with 10,000 limit, that suggests the administration is trying to hold down the numbers. the most likely final figure is 6,000 giving us a special operating direct action element and probably the use of drones for strikes and maybe two bases in eastern afghanistan and a small headquarters element in kabul. >> the final decision on troop levels rests w
the party saying we have to take this thing national. >> yeah. well, look, the washington party rarely gets what's going on elsewhere. washington is disconnected from the rest of the country. they are smart, hard working people. it's one of the reasons president obama ran his campaign from chicago. you just don't get what goes on in the rest of the country when you are in washington. it's not surprising they want to do things it old fashioned way. to build a party, tough be everywhere. one of the reasons we got clobbered in legislature is because our party's have gotten weak. the dnc needs to help state parties and train them, as we did and they need them to make their own decisions. people from kansas know how to win in kansas. people from washington don't know how to win in kansas. >> i feel like one of my tasks as a college professor is to find every young person sitting in my classroom who may have an ounce of talent and saying have you thought of running for office. i tend to say to them, voting is like the brushing your teeth of democracy. running for office is really enga engaging. h
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treaty and the national agreement, where do you think the bench. are? initially the united states use the argument that president obama did not want to press the gun ownership lobby prior to the election. if you think it might have a positive effect on actually getting agreement from the united states. you mentioned other arms export countries. to what extent are countries like russia or china determine how effective a treaty is? >> a treaty that involves those countries will be dramatically more effective it. russia is a major arms exporter, as is the united states. we do want them in it. i think it is too early to say -- and analysis of u.s. domestic politics. last week it may have affected this. we had reached a point in july with the inclusion of ammunitions, which was a contentious point of the united states through article 6 regulating ammunition. the united states are not willing to go a long -- they are not necessarily opposing that. that is not necessarily a showstopper. there are things we have to do to improve the -- the text before us could be improved. removing some of th
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